How many times have you wanted to photograph a beautiful federal building or any other major city architecture, only to be stopped by a rent-a-cop who tells you no photographs allowed while you’re on the street? They seem to target only professional looking equipment such as DSLRs, because we photographers pose a high security risk. Not to mention anyone with a tripod definitely stinks of terrorist activity. Luckily I’ve not had anyone threaten me to delete my images.
Well, now it is no longer an issue and through this federal document, everyone has the right to photograph federal buildings while in a publicly accessible space. Read the article here, and make sure you print the document and keep a copy in each camera bag.
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